I love sharing books with my kids, snuggling down and sharing a story has to be one of the nicest bits of parenting, right? With Halloween on the way, I put together a list of the best Halloween books for kids that they will love.
These aren’t too spooky Halloween books, after all no one wants the fun of sharing a book together ruined by your child being scared by it, or even worse having a nightmare. Enjoy this list of 20 best Halloween books for kids. Also be sure to check out these fun printable Halloween coloring pages and scavenger hunt.
20 Best Halloween Books for Kids
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Room on the Broom
The witch and her cat are happily flying through the sky on a broomstick when the wind picks up and blows away the witch’s hat, then her bow, and then her wand! Luckily, three helpful animals find the missing items, and all they want in return is a ride on the broom. Check the Amazon price here
Pete the Cat: Five Little Pumpkins
Pete is a cool cat, and he’s got the songs of the season to share with your little ones about five little pumpkins sitting on a gate. It won’t be long before the whole house is harmonizing. Check the Amazon Price here.
Little Blue Truck’s Halloween
Little Blue Truck drives around picking up his crew of animal pals for a festive Halloween party. Along the journey, discover each friend’s costume through interactive flaps and playful illustrations. Check the Amazon Price here.
I Spy Halloween Book
This fun activity book will keep them entertained for hours, from coloring pages to guessing games. Check the Amazon Price here.
We’re Off to Find the Witch’s House
It’s Halloween night, and as the moon rises, four children set off to find the witch?s house. on their way they encounter a host of silly, spooky characters, from a skittle-skattling skeleton to a shirking, lurking Dracula. Can they make it all the way to the witch’s house? or will their fears get the best of them? this humorous take on a favorite holiday begs to be read aloud again and again. Check the Amazon Price here.
Snowman at Halloween
After a late October snowfall, some neighborhood friends build a crew of scary snowmen who have a little Halloween fun of their own while the kids are sleeping. Check the Amazon Price here.
The Little Old Lady Who Wasn’t Afraid of Anything
Your munchkins will learn to muster up courage—even at the spookiest times—as they read the tale of the little old lady who was not afraid of anything. Check the Amazon Price here.
The Little Ghost Who Was a Quilt
This sweet book tells the tale of a little ghost who is a quilt instead of a sheet, like his parents and friends. He feels sad to be different until he has an experience that only a quilt can have. Check the Amazon Price here.
Vegetables in Halloween Costumes
This book, perfect for the younger set, is all about (you guessed it!) vegetables dressed up for Halloween. Check the Amazon Price here.
Creepy Pair of Underwear
Jasper Rabbit makes a big discovery about his underwear when the lights go out in this hilarious story that will have kids laughing from start to finish. Check the Amazon Price here.
How to Catch a Monster
From the authors of How to Catch a Mermaid and How to Catch a Dragon, this scary-good tale is about a boy ninja who decides to head on a mission to confront a monster who (spoiler alert!) ultimately becomes a friend. Check the Amazon Price here.
The Night Before Halloween
Set the the infamous “‘Twas the Night Before Christmas” poem, this funny rhyming story takes on a life of its own with kooky goblins, monsters, and ghosts on—you guessed it—the night before Halloween. Check the Amazon Price here.
What Was I Scared of?
The Dr. Seuss classic spooky tale gets an upgrade with glow-in-the-dark ink—making it even more entertaining for a Halloween-themed bedtime story hour. Check the Amazon Price here.
Where’s My Mummy
Set out on a spooky adventure with Little Baby Mummy and Big Mama Mummy in this sweet picture book featuring with a series of spooktacular characters. Check the Amazon Price here.
The Try Not to Laugh Challenge Book
Go ahead, we dare you to LOL! This joke book for kids (and parents, we’re guessing you’ll get in on the fun, too) will keep you in stitches all season long. Check the Amazon Price here.
In the dark, a funky beat. Something white with bony feet. Skeleton dancing up the street, Doing the Halloween Hustle. Skeleton is dancing his way to a Halloween party—but as he grooves across town, he keeps stumbling, tumbling, and falling apart! Check the Amazon Price here.
The Best Halloween Ever
Every Halloween, the six Herdman kids steal candy, spray-paint other kids, and take everything that isn’t nailed down. And this year promises to be the same, until the Mayor decides to up and cancel Halloween. True, that means there’d be no Herdman trouble to contend with, but that also means no candy, no costumes, and no trick-or-treating! Check the Amazon Price here.
The Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown
Before you watch the iconic Peanuts movie with your family this fall, read the storybook version to your kids. Check the Amazon Price here.